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What services do we provide?

Annual Accounts

Preparation of annual accounts for tax purposes. We use data from your accounting programs or we can process the information direct from your bank statements. We then prepare the annual accounts and tax returns. A sit down review of these with Keith. Once approved you will get a copy (either bound or electronic – your preference) of the accounts and tax reports. We will file the tax return with the IRD. If requested we will send copies of the accounts to your bank or financial advisor .

Preparation of GST returns and cashflow reports

We prepare the GST, send the standard reports to the client for review. Once approved we file the GST with the IRD. Standard reports are: GST audit trail, Cash flow for the year to date , this year last year comparative report .

Tax Returns

Preparation of tax returns. As part of the annual accounts process we prepare tax reports as required. These are included in the annual reports package. We will send tax reminder notices as each due date approaches .

Interim accounts and management accounts

Preparation of interim accounts when required and preparation of monthly management accounts.


Preparation of wages. We use several wage packages and are familiar with others so we can prepare or assist you to prepare wage runs. Advise payment to make, attend to payday filing, and basic employment agreements.

Budgets and Cashflows

We use MYOB, Xero, Cash manager and other programs to prepare periodic reports for yourself or the bank.

General Accounting

General accounting advice and overview, 5 year planning and 10 year planning. We can liaise with you, your solicitor, financial advisor to help with estate planning and growth strategies.

Accounting programmes

We are familiar with most accounting programs and apps used by our clients:
MYOB including AccountRight and Essentials, Xero and Cash manager.
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Business advisory

Commercial/Farming Agriculture/Trades/Bloodstock/Investments from large companies to the smallest rentals.

Company compliance

Preparation & filing of Company dividends as & when required, Company formation, Companies Office administration including filing Annual Returns, Director/Shareholder updates, Share transfers.
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Financial Institutions and IRD

Liaising with financial institutions and liaising with Inland Revenue Department.
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ACC Levies

We can check your ACC account on-line. We can advise on your best options with regard to Cover Plus and Cover Plus extra coverage.
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COVID Assistance

We are up to date on the latest Covid-19 assistance packages and whether you qualify.

Anti-Money Laundering Act

Recently the Government has introduced new legislation around Anti-Money Laundering intended for us to have confidence in New Zealand’s financial system. It refers to a set of laws, regulations and procedures used to detect and deter criminals from disguising illegally obtained funds. Because of this, we may require you to provide proof of your identification and residential address.
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70 Albert Park Drive,
Te Awamutu, 3800
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